Interreg Sudoe - Programme Sudoe Interreg

Joint Secretariat

Joint Secretariat

 The Joint Secretariat is based in Santander (SP) and is a one-stop desk: it assists the Managing Authority and the Monitoring Committee concerning the implementation and management of projects.

Its main tasks are:

  • Promoting and guaranteeing a direct and fluid relation with the projects beneficiaries;
  • Promoting the Programme at transnational level through information, promotion and communication tasks;
  • Ensuring the opening of calls for proposals (reception, hearing jointly with the National Authorities; documents drafting submitted to the Steering Committee);
  • Centralizing the information concerning practical and financial execution of the Programme;
  • Checking the payment requests made by Main Beneficiaries and drafting payment proposals to be submitted by the Managing and Certification Authorities.




The management

Isabelle Roger, Director

Isabelle Roger, Director (Carcassonne, FR)

+34 942238374


  • Planning and coordination of the Secretariat’s work;
  • Liaison with the Programme’s authorities.

Isabelle speaks French, Spanish and English.


The Project Managers


  • Providing assistance to the approved projects
  • Drafting the Programme’s documents
  • Preparing the calls for proposals
  • Jointly hearing the applications received
Alexandra Lopes

Alexandra Lopes (Bragança, PT)

+34 942238381 

Prioritary axis:

  • Innovation and research;
  • SMEs competitiveness.

Alexandra speaks Portuguese, Spanish, French and English.


Christophe Cazal

Christophe Cazal (Toulouse, FR)

+34 942238414

Prioritary axis:

  • Low-carbon economy;
  • Climate Change;
  • Environement and resources eficiency.

Christophe speaks French, Spanish and English.


Alexandre Le Gall

Alexandre Le Gall (Quimper, FR)

+34 942241116/


Prioritary axis:

  • Innovation and research
  • SMEs competitiveness

Alexandre speaks French, Spanish, English and Bretón.


The Financial Management

Fernando Chofre, Financial Officer

Fernando Chofre, Financial Officer  (Denia, ES)

+34 942238388 



  • Supervising the Programme’s accounts;
  • Coordinating the Programme’s controls.

Fernando speaks Spanish, English and French.



The communication

Andréa Rodriguez, Communication Manager

Andréa Rodriguez, Communication Manager  (París, FR)

+34 942238344



  • Managing the Programme’s communication and capitalization (digital content, events, campaigning, etc.);  
  • Assisting the projects concerning their communication strategies.

Andréa speaks French, Spanish, English and Galician.